Get Creative: Easy Moroccan Broccoli + Green Bean Bowl

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THE MEAL

Broccoli + Green Bean + Chickpeas + Flaxseed + Avocado Oil

THE HACK

Ingredients:

  • 1 Broccoli + Green Bean meal
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 date
  • ¼ cooked boneless skinless chicken breast
  • ¾ cup diced canned tomatoes
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • ¼ tsp turmeric

Directions:

  1. Finely chop the garlic, and date.
  2. Dice the cooked chicken breast into bite-sized pieces
  3. Add the garlic and 1 tsp of olive oil to a small-medium frying pan, and place the frying pan on the stove.
  4. Turn the stove on to medium heat, and cook the garlic until golden brown.
  5. Add the broccoli + green bean meal to the pan, along with the cumin, cinnamon, salt, and finely chopped date. Sauté for another 2-3 minutes until the broccoli + green bean meal no longer appears frozen.
  6. Add the chopped chicken breast, and canned tomatoes to the pan. Let the mixture simmer on medium heat for another 5-10 minutes until broccoli + green bean meal is tender. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the stew mixture to cool slightly.
  7. In a small mixing bowl, stir together the cooked brown rice, turmeric, and 1 tsp olive oil.
  8. Scoop the stew and the rice into two kid-friendly bowls, and serve! 

Makes 2 toddler meals or one adult size meal.

WHY IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR TINY HUMAN

Broccoli is part of the cruciferous family, a group of vegetables with anti-inflammatory and cancer-fighting benefits. In addition, broccoli is a rich source of vitamin K and vitamin C which are important for normal blood clotting, bone health, and immunity.

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